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Anogeissus latifolia, Conocarpus niloticus
Conocarpus lancifolius, one of two species in the genus Conocarpus, is a tree in the family Combretaceae native to coastal and riverine areas of Somalia, Djibouti, and Yemen. It is found throughout the Horn of Africa, the Arabian peninsula, and South Asia.[+]
The tree has no common name in English. In Somali, it is called qalab; in Arabic, the name is damas. It is also commonly found in residential compounds in Dubai.
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